Bear Canyon Trail #29
ElevationAscent: 2,239' 682 m
Descent: -373' -114 m
High: 4,816' 1,468 m
Low: 2,684' 818 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 39% (22°)
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“Easy, diverse trail that offers great views of the desert landscape.”— Justin S.
While none of these seven waterfalls are that tall (the largest not more than about 20 feet), they are beautiful sights in the desert landscape. The water flows across the slick rock forming a number of small pools. The place is perfect for sunbathing or if you want, yo can climb up the rock cliffs to the next fall.
After checking out the falls, the trail switches back sharply, higher up the east wall of the canyon offering awesome views of the falls. Eventually the trail will cross over a side draining canyon and climb above the falls to continue further up Bear Canyon. The trails environment soon changes to a grassy, more shallow canyon. After climbing the trail you'll end up on the east side of the canyon. If there is water there will be a number of pools and falls, and the colorful trees sprawled out to take in the moisture. This section of the trail is a great change of pace and provides for unique environmental changes all the way to the end.
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Land Manager: USFS - Coronado National Forest Office
Oct 10, 2019: Seasonal closures on Coronado National Forest